Amritsar: A complete 1,303 Indian Sikh pilgrims on Tuesday left for Pakistan by way of Attari border to take part in celebrations to commemorate the 550th beginning anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.
The pilgrimage, organised by the Shriomani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the physique that manages Sikh shrines in India, will conclude on November 14.
The devotees will go to Sikh shrines, together with Nankana Sahib — the beginning place of Guru Nanak Dev in Punjab province — Panja Sahib in Hasanabdal metropolis and Kartarpur Sahib.
The Kartarpur Gurdwara, situated some Four km from the border with India, is believed to have been constructed on the positioning the place Guru Nanak died within the 16th century. It will be linked with the 4.2 km-long Kartarpur Sahib Hall.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kartarpur Hall on November 9 and dispatch the primary lot of pilgrims to go to Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan’s Punjab province on the event of the 550th beginning anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev that falls on November 12.